Stents, Peripheral

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abbott’s Supera Peripheral Stent System to treat people with blocked blood vessels in the upper leg caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Expanding its role in the treatment of peripheral artery disease in the United States, Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Complete SE (self-expanding) vascular stent for use in the...

Cook Medical is again shipping its Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent to medical centers in the United States, Japan, Europe and other major markets. The shipments follow a brief period of unavailability due to a voluntary recall by Coo...

FDA Abbott Supera Self-Expanding Stent Peripheral Artery Disease
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abbott’s Supera Peripheral Stent System to treat people with blocked blood vessels in the upper leg caused...
Espirt Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold BVS Peripheral Artery Disease PAD
Six-month results of the ESPRIT trial suggest a bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffold is effective in opening blocked blood vessels in the legs and...
balloon catheters peripheral artery disease intact vascular tack-it
Intact Vascular Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, announced the start of enrollment in the Tack...
stents peripheral clinical triady study S.M.A.R.T. nitinol stent cordis
Researchers at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute led a study that showed marked, long-term improvement in health status in patients suffering...
PAD Treatment Devices Stent Peripheral Cordis Corp. S.M.A.R.T., SMART, SFA stent
Cordis Corporation's  S.M.A.R.T. Control Vascular Stent Systems are designed for use in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and/or
Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent is the first device of its kind on several fronts to go before FDA review...
The Abbott Omnilink Elite Vascular Balloon-Expandable Stent System is indicated for the treatment of iliac artery lesions with...
Boston Scientific's Epic Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System is designed to open blocked arteries in patients with iliac artery stenosis,...

Articles

August 28, 2013 — Effective Oct. 1, Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent qualifies for new-technology add-on payments under Medicare’s...
January 16, 2013 — Just weeks after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent,...
Cook, Zilver PTX, stent
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent. It is the first device...
Aug. 8, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Abbott’s Omnilink Elite Vascular Balloon-Expandable Stent System for the...

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